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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Expands ’1001 Nights’ Comic Plans

Big Bad Boo has announced a second wave of comic book releases based on its 1001 Nights series. The first set of five comics was created in-house by the Vancouver studio’s artists ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →
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‘Julius Jr.’ Tops MIP Jr. Most-Screened List

MarVista Entertainment’s animated preschool series Julius Jr. was the most-screened series at this year’s MIPJunior market in France (Oct. 6-7). Produced by Saban Brands ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo’s ’1001 Nights’ Flies to New Territories

2012 is shaping up to be a good year for Vancouver-based indie animation house Big Bad Boo. The studio’s 2D animated series 1001 Nights will launch in over 1000 territories globally ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo’s ’1001 Nights’ Is Top Show at Junior

Canadian indie shop Big Bad Boo’s new animated series 1001 Nights was the most-watched show at the MIP Junior market this weekend. Loosely based on the classic Middle Eastern ... Continue Reading →